Sayen, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  193  2048 (71) 14
1865  203  2046 (71) 4
1866  201  2069 (75) 14
1867  179  2089 (80) 0
1868  170  2109 (84) 0
1869  164  2129 (87) 0
1870  161  2149 (88) 0
1871  142  2169 (88) 0
1872  133  2188 (87) 0
1873  124  2208 (84) 0
1874  106  2228 (80) 0
1875  100  2248 (75) 12

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Sayen, William Henry  
Born: 14 May 1846
Died: 14 June 1921
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 374
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 103
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 10
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 72
Periodicals
   [NYC], 2 Apr. 1870
   [PDEB], 5 Mar. 1864
   [PDEB], 7 June 1867
   [WSoT], 4 Nov. 1865

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Maurian, C.A. - Sayen, W.H. 1864         (c)     4   -   0
Reichhelm, G.C. - Sayen, W.H. 1865         (f)     4   -   0      Reichhelm, G.C. gave odds of a knight
Sayen, W.H. - Knox, J.W. 1866         (f)     8   -   6

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1864     Philadelphia Club Handicap     8  /  12      odds player in a knight class
Philadelphia 1875     Philadelphia Chess Club Tournament     29  /  52


Player information updated: 15 Jan. 2020